500 Greatest Songs of All Time

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The Young Rascals, 'Good Lovin''

Writers: Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick
Producers: Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin
Released: March '66, Atlantic
14 weeks; No. 1 

A soulful New York bar band, the Rascals tried to replicate their jacked-up live rendition of the Olympics' "Good Lovin'" in the studio. "We weren’t too pleased with our performance," singer Felix Cavaliere admitted. "It was a shock to us when it went to the top of the charts."

Appears on: The Very Best of the Rascals (Rhino)

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